Access Statement

INTRODUCTION

This is a free food and drink festival based in Burnham-on-Sea’s town centre - using College, High, Princess and Victoria Streets and three indoor venues. It's aim is to showcase primary producers from within 25 miles. There are over 100 stalls, demonstrations, cookery school and entertainment at each one-day festival.

 

A spot at the centre of the festival has the post code is TA8 1AL

PRE ARRIVAL AND PARKING MAP

The overview site map here shows the general location within the town. For information on travel and transport, please see our travel advice page

PUBLIC TRANSPORT

The festival site is approximately 2 miles from the railway station and will take approximately 40 minutes to walk.  The terrain is flat with dropped kerbs throughout.

There is also a wide choice of taxi services in taunton, one of which is Beaches Services who can be contacted on

07737 579362.

CAR PARKS

A map showing all car parks is here

The nearest car park is Oxford Street, which is approximately 300m from the festival site.    

 

NOTE:- Blue badge holders Cars displaying a blue badge are exempt from parking charges. Designated spaces for blue badge holders are available in all car parks.

SITE ENTRY

Entry to the site is free and all on level ground.

Streets:

Surfaces are smooth tarmac and is level access throughout.

Baptist Church:

Ramped access. Carpeted floors.

Methodist Church:

Ramped acces. Carpeted floors. Disabled toilet

Princess Theatre:

Ramped access. Hard, wooden floors that leads onto carpet floor. Disabled toilet, with lino floor

Stalls

The majority of stalls are canvas gazebos with counters at table height (75cms) and producers will be happy to serve from the front of the stall.

Cook School in the Methodist Church

This is in a Church. There is level acess via the access door on College Street. 

This is a hands-on cook school and the counter is at table height (75cm). The host is available to assist those requiring more help.

PUBLIC TOILETS

There are public toilets in the Princess Theatre, Methodist Church Railway Pub, Victoria Hotel and Baptist Church all are open during the festival.

There is also portaloos on College Street, just pst teh Methodist Church. This includes an accessible loo, with wider doorway

There are also many cafes, bars and restaurants around the festival that allow access during the festival.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

·       Festival overview, including map available from information point and Show Makers.

·       Assisted dogs are welcome and water is provided.

·       Hire of motorised mobility scooters from Burnham Mobility on 01278 773723 who are based on Victoria Street

 

Contacts:-

·       First Great Western: 0800 197 1329 or using type talk on 18001 0800 197 1329 

·       Beaches Taxis Service: 07737 579362

·       Local Buses: First Bus     

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